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Brussels sprout vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Brussels sprout and Celeriac different?

  • Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, Fiber, Manganese, and Vitamin B1, however Celeriac is richer in Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Brussels sprout is 113% higher.
  • Brussels sprout contains 11 times more Vitamin C than Celeriac. While Brussels sprout contains 85mg of Vitamin C, Celeriac contains only 8mg.

Brussels sprouts, raw and Celeriac, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +27.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Equal in Copper - 0.07

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.7%
Contains more Folate +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +331.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 27% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 6% 0% 103%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.7%
Contains more Folate +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +331.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Brussels sprout Celeriac
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Celeriac Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 7.4g Celeriac
Protein 3.38g 1.5g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 8.95g 9.2g Celeriac
Calories 43kcal 42kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 1.6g Celeriac
Fiber 3.8g 1.8g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 43mg Celeriac
Iron 1.4mg 0.7mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 20mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 115mg Celeriac
Potassium 389mg 300mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 100mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42mg 0.33mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.07mg
Vitamin A 754IU 0IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.36mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 8mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.05mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.06mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.7mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.352mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.165mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 8µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 41µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.079g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.058g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.148g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Celeriac
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
81
Brussels sprout
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
22
Celeriac

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
9%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
9%
Celeriac
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Celeriac

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 75mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/nutrients
  2. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.